Bayern Munich have revealed Kingsley Coman will wear the club's number 11 shirt next season after its previous owner Douglas Costa returned to Juventus.Coman was handed the 29 shirt when he arrived from Juventus in 2015 - a number he has retained throughout his six-year stay at the Allianz Arena - though with the number 11 shirt now free Bayern have decided it's time to hand Coman a more traditional winger's squad number.#️⃣1️⃣1️⃣ New season, new number for Kingsley #Coman ?— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) July 23, 2021Some great players have donned Die Roten's number 11 shirt down the years with Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Mehmet Scholl, Bixente Lizarazu, Ze Roberto and Lukas Podolski all among its previous owners.Bayern have now taken
Robert Lewandowski will not leave Bayern Munich this summer, despite interest from Chelsea and Manchester City. Lewandowksi is the best striker in the world, netting over 100 goals in all competitions over the past two seasons. This included a record breaking 2020/21 campaign where he managed 41 goals in the Bundesliga, breaking Gerd Muller’s long-standing scoring record in the process.He still has two years left to run of his current deal but that has not stopped him being linked with a move to the Premier League. However, as reported by L’Equipe (via Get French Football News), Die Roten are eager for him to stick around - even if a big offer comes in. His agent Pini Zahavi is said to be more
Bayern Munich are looking to secure the loan signing of Barcelona right-back Sergi Roberto.Die Roten are keen to strengthen their options at full-back this summer and after welcoming left-sided defender Omar Richards to the club, they're now looking to bring in a new right-back.Sergi Roberto may have played his final game for Barcelona / Alex Caparros/Getty ImagesBayern have drawn up a shortlist including Sergino Dest and Chelsea's Emerson, though Goal report that Roberto has emerged as their main target after the club contacted Barça with a view to a season-long loan move.Roberto was understood to be on the verge of penning a new deal at Barcelona earlier this year, yet an agreement couldn't be reached and as such the Spaniard
Donyell Malen's move to Borussia Dortmund could be in jeopardy, after Dormund's sporting director Michael Zorc admitted PSV's asking price is making negotiations difficult. Malen has been one of the Eredivisie's breakout stars in recent seasons, and captured international attention when he registered two assists for the Netherlands at Euro 2020 despite only starting twice. Shortly after the tournament's conclusion, interest emerged from various clubs, including Premier League side Liverpool, who were thought to see him as a long-term replacement for one of their front three. Malen has been scoring goals for fun at PSV / Soccrates Images/Getty ImagesBut the Reds need to sell players before they can lay down any more major bids, and Dortmund, who are in the
Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that winger Jadon Sancho is set to join Manchester United this summer.United have been chasing Sancho for over a year, but after missing out on his signature last summer in a lengthy transfer debacle, have finally struck a deal worth £72.9m to bring the 21-year-old to Old Trafford.United have finally got their man / Matthias Hangst/Getty ImagesA deal was agreed on Wednesday, sending the internet into overdrive, and Dortmund have now released a financial report (via DGAP) confirming they expect to bring in that sum of money by selling Sancho to United."The player Jadon Sancho is about to move from Borussia Dortmund to Manchester United," the statement read. "Both clubs and the player have reached an
Hoffenheim and Austria star Christoph Baumgartner has played down transfer speculation surrounding him, insisting he is fully committed to playing for the Bundesliga club next season.Rumours in recent weeks have linked Baumgartner with a move to Liverpool, with Manchester United also said to be interested in the 21-year-old.Christoph Baumgartner evades the Ukrainian challenges / Mihai Barbu - Pool/Getty ImagesHowever, the attacking midfielder - who can also play as a forward - signed a contract extension back in March, taking his deal with Hoffenheim all the way through to 2025. In an interview with Sport Bild (as reported by bulinews.com), Baumgartner revealed that his intention is to stick with his current employers."My clear plan is to play for Hoffenheim next season.
Bayern Munich are not interested in parting ways with Liverpool target Kingsley Coman this summer and have set a price tag £100m on the attacker in order to deter suitors.It was recently revealed that Liverpool are keeping a close eye on Coman, who has two years remaining on his contract at the Allianz Arena and has butted heads with those in charge over an extension.Coman is pushing for a hefty wage increase to bring him closer to the club's highest earners, but Bayern have rejected that proposal and have made him a smaller offer, leaving the French international in limbo.Liverpool had been tipped to take advantage of that, with a bid of around £35m rumoured to be in the offing,
Bayern Munich have joined the list of clubs in contact with Sergio Ramos, who is already believed to be weighing up approaches from Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.Ramos is out of contract with Real Madrid this week and officially becomes a free agent on Thursday 1 July after failing to come to an agreement to extend his stay at the Bernabeu into a 17th season.He may be 35 and coming off the back of an injury-hit campaign that limited him to just 21 appearances in all competitions, the lowest of his senior career to date, but as a born winner who has won every major trophy for club and country he could still be a major asset.Manchester City and PSG
Contract talks between Bayern Munich and Kingsley Coman have broken down and the winger could now be sold in the transfer window.The Frenchman has been holding discussions with the Bundesliga champions over an contract, with the 24-year-old's current deal due to expire in the summer of 2023.However, according to BILD, the latest round of talks ended several weeks ago and the involved parties are no closer to reaching an agreement.Marco Neppe, Bayern's technical director, is leading the negotiations on behalf of the club and is said to be frustrated by Coman's financial demands. As per the report, the former Juventus winger is currently earning a reported €12m (£10.3m) per season and while the current offer would see him given an
Kylian Mbappe has confessed that France teammate Lucas Hernandez has told him to join Bayern Munich, though the forward insisted that he is 'very happy' at Paris Saint-Germain for now. Mbappe has enjoyed another incredible season at PSG, netting 42 goals and 11 assists in 47 games. However, with the Parisians once again faltering in the Champions League rumours has been rife that he could leave the club in the near future. There would only be a finite number of destinations for Mbappe thanks to his colossal wages and the transfer fee he would demand. One of the clubs who could realistically target him is Bayern and the player stirred the pot during a recent interview with BILD (via GFFN).
'Unprecedented times' is a phrase we heard a lot last season, yet it's nice to know some things never change as Bayern Munich completed their usual procession towards the Bundesliga crown.They were even nice enough to make us think the title race might be entertaining at one point, though they soon got fed up of the idea and ran away with it.There's a summer of change ahead in Bavaria as Hansi Flick prepares to take over from Joachim Low in the Germany hot seat, with Julian Nagelsmann the new man at the helm for Bayern.Nagelsmann will undoubtedly want to put his own stamp on the team moving forward and 90min has taken a look at how the German champions could
Erling Haaland says he remains respectful of his contract with Borussia Dortmund, with the striker the subject of transfer interest from a number of top sides throughout Europe.The 20-year-old is one of European football's most revered talents and continued the hot goalscoring form he enjoyed with RB Salzburg when he joined Borussia Dortmund in January 2020.While BVB remain insistent he will not be leaving the Westfalenstadion, sides like Manchester City, Manchester United and Real Madrid have long been linked and could test the Bundesliga club's resolve this summer. Haaland's representatives - agent Mino Raiola and father Alf Inge - went on a European tour in April to meet with interested parties.I et eksklusivt intervju med @JanAageFjortoft snakker @ErlingHaaland om fremtiden.
Bayern Munich have confirmed the arrival of left-back Omar Richards from Reading on a free transfer.The 23-year-old, who enjoyed an impressive campaign in the Championship this year, had rejected the offer of a new contract at the Madejski Stadium and struck a deal to join up with Bayern a few months ago.#FCBayern have signed Omar Richards. The 23-year old arrives from Championship side Reading on a free transfer and has signed a contract until 2025.#ServusOmar— ?CHAMPIONS? (@FCBayernEN) May 27, 2021With a spectacular end-of-season collapse seeing Reading tumble out of the playoff picture, their season is over and Richards has now left the club to complete his move to Bayern.“My move to FC Bayern is a great honour for me," Richards
RB Leipzig believe centre-back Ibrahima Konate will join Liverpool this summer, despite reports suggesting the Reds were on the fence about meeting his release clause.Liverpool reached an agreement with Konate weeks ago and had been expected to pull the trigger on the 22-year-old, but reports in the English media suggested the idea of paying his £30m release clause in full was a problem for the club.Konate has agreed to join Liverpool | Christian Kaspar-Bartke/Getty ImagesAccording to Sky Sports News, Liverpool are yet to confirm their intention to trigger that clause, but those high up at Leipzig expect it to come soon and are already resigned to losing Konate to the Reds this summer.It was The Times who first floated the
Robert Lewandowski has broken the Bundesliga record for the most goals scored in a single season set by Gerd Muller 49 years ago, bagging his 41st strike of the campaign in a 5-2 victory over Augsburg.The Polish striker entered the final game of the season needing only one goal to make history, but while his teammates enjoyed plenty of success over the course of the 90 minutes, he looked destined to only tie with the great German striker's record.With the final kick of the season.Forty-one Bundesliga goals.You cannot write a better script. pic.twitter.com/ZFS5V2R1pt— ?CHAMPIONS? (@FCBayernEN) May 22, 2021But Lewandowski's moment arrived in the 90th minute when he latched onto a parried shot on the edge of the six-yard box, rounded
Robert Lewandowski scored Bayern Munich's fifth in a 5-2 thrashing of Augsburg on Saturday afternoon as the Pole claimed Gerd Muller's record for his own with the final kick of the season. The hosts took just nine minutes to open the scoring, when Serge Gnabry's brilliant cut back across the goal was fumbled into the net by Augsburg captain Jeffrey Gouweleeuw. Gnabry then doubled the advantage in the 23rd minute, heading home after a high-octane game of pinball in the penalty area.Augsburg had the chance to pull one back just two minutes after, but Manuel Neuer saved Daniel Caligiuri's spot kick, allowing Bayern to make it 3-0 soon after. Joshua Kimmich was given time and space and decided to drive
Bayern Munich have officially announced the departure of Douglas Costa and Tiago Dantas. The Juventus loanee terminates the contract with the Bundesliga side early, but he will not return to Turin. The former Brazil international will sign immediately with Gremio and move back to his homeland, initially on loan this summer. His contract with Juventus expires in June 2022 and the 30-year-old will see out his last year of the deal with the Bianconeri at his former club Gremio. Tiago Dantas, on the other hand, will return to Benfica.Abschied aus München: Douglas Costa und Tiago Dantas werden den FC Bayern verlassen.— MEISTER (@FCBayern) May 21, 2021
Juventus have officially announced Douglas Costa moves to Gremio on loan. The Old Lady winger has spendt 2020-21 on loan with Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich, who terminated his deal early today and the former Brazil international will now return to his homeland. “The free loan of Douglas Costa, who will move to Gremio, is official,” Juventus wrote in a statement on their official website. “The Brazilian winger, arrived at Juventus in 2017 and spent this year on loan with Bayern Munich, will wear the Porto Alegre shirt until June 30, 2022.” His contract with the Bianconeri expires next summer and the former Shakhtar Donetsk star will then be able to move on a free transfer.
Departing Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick is in advanced negotiations over becoming the manager of the German national team, despite Barcelona's attempts to lure him to Spain.Flick has long been linked with the Germany job, emerging as the favourite before he had even voiced his intention to leave Bayern at the end of the season, and talks over a contract have been ongoing for a while now.Flick will step down from Bayern in the summer | Pool/Getty ImagesIt looks like we might be coming to the end of this saga as Sky Deutschland state that Flick has made it abundantly clear that he wants the Germany job and is now in advanced negotiations with the DFB over a fixed contract.Flick
Bayern Munich have unveiled their new away shirt for the 2021/22 season, designed as a tribute to the city of Munich.Bayern will enter the new season on the back of a ninth consecutive Bundesliga title, with new manager Julian Nagelsmann, who will replace Hansi Flick this summer, tasked with making it ten on the bounce.Community makes us stronger ?From the pitch to the rooftops our city. It’s part of our way. ? The new Away jersey is here!? https://t.co/OUQHoyJmG6#MiaSanMia #FCBayern #Ad @adidasfootball pic.twitter.com/YA3FDUcsyO— ?CHAMPIONS? (@FCBayernEN) May 20, 2021Images of the new away kit had leaked online, and now Bayern have taken to their official website to confirm the stunning shirt Die Rekordmeister will be wearing for the upcoming year.Primarily black